DORIS H. JOHNSON VALPARAISO, IN Doris H. Johnson "Dori", age 96, of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014. She was born in Chicago, IL to William and Mae Johnson on November 30, 1917. Preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Howard Johnson. Also preceded in death by brothers: Russell, Ray, Jack and Billy (twins); and sisters: Beulah Thiekling and Gladys McClintock Story. Doris is survived by her sisters: Annamae Wheeland (late Willard) of Valparaiso and Carol Hinz (late Al) of Westminster, CO; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Doris worked in Chicago for Adcraft Sales Promotion as office manager, for Ampex Corporation in Elk Grove Village, IL as administrative assistant, and for John Sheridan Associates in Arlington Heights, IL as counselor coordinator in Human Resources and Labor Relations. She also enjoyed round dancing with her husband Howard for many years. In Valparaiso, Doris volunteered at the library, the American Cancer Society, the Boys and Girls Club, and elementary schools (as tutor). At the Banta Senior Center, where she was a member, she served as receptionist for many years, assisted in teaching line dancing, and was a member of the Young at Heart Singers. Her hobbies were gardening, baking, dancing, reading, and the theater. Doris was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Valparaiso where a private funeral service will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 with Rev. Jane Aicher officiating. Burial to follow at Angelcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church or the VNA of Porter County. MoellerFuneralHome.com
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Published in The Times on May 14, 2014